Charla Huber

Saanich Olympian Gillian Carleton learned  track cycling at the Juan de Fuca velodrome in 2011 on a rental bike. Last summer she won a bronze medal in track cycling team pursuit at the London Olympics.

PISE donates bikes for velodrome

There are now more bikes to go around at the Juan de Fuca velodrome.

Saanich Olympian Gillian Carleton learned  track cycling at the Juan de Fuca velodrome in 2011 on a rental bike. Last summer she won a bronze medal in track cycling team pursuit at the London Olympics.
Roy Coles sits on the Harley-Davidson he won. Beside Coles are motorcycle dealer Steve Drane

Harley Davidson finds a home

Nanoose Bay resident bought five tickets to the Harley-Davidson raffle hosted by Langford and Sooke fire departments.

Roy Coles sits on the Harley-Davidson he won. Beside Coles are motorcycle dealer Steve Drane
Langford Fire Rescue Lieut. Kelly Zado

Sooke and Langford fire rescue departments raffling Harley

Money raised will go to organization helping people with muscular dystrophy

Langford Fire Rescue Lieut. Kelly Zado
Dynamite sticks seized in a Sooke Road Home were each 1.5 inches in diameter and 10 inches in length with electric detonators in each stick.

Arrest of armed men leads police to dynamite stashed in Sooke Road home

The RCMP’s West Shore Street Crime Unit recovered three sticks of dynamite on Wednesday (April 30) from a Langford home on Sooke Road.

Dynamite sticks seized in a Sooke Road Home were each 1.5 inches in diameter and 10 inches in length with electric detonators in each stick.
Although possessing and smoking pot is technically illegal

Metchosin marijuana motion moves up the ladder

Regional politicians back motion to decriminalize marijuana

Although possessing and smoking pot is technically illegal
Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip will headline Rock the Shore concert this July in Colwood.

Tragically Hip to headline concert at West Shore recreation

Get ready to get fully completely blown away by Canadian icons the Tragically Hip at West Shore Parks and Recreation this July.

Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip will headline Rock the Shore concert this July in Colwood.
(Centre) Ryan Thirlwall along with his support crew (left to right) Tianna Metzger

Terrible weather doesn’t stop epic anti-bullying walk

Gale force winds, heavy rain and icy sleet couldn't stop Ryan Thirlwall’s Tutu Walk for Hope

(Centre) Ryan Thirlwall along with his support crew (left to right) Tianna Metzger
Jeff Calderwood

Garrison tees off for golf courses

Randall Garrison, Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP, wants golf to be a business write off.

Jeff Calderwood
Grade 12 students Dahlila Charlie

First Nations grad rates up in SD62

Graduation rates of First Nations students in the Sooke School District are soaring higher than the provincial average.

Grade 12 students Dahlila Charlie

Ground name tag spurs ground beef recall

Thrifty Foods in Colwood is recalling ground beef after an employee name tag was ground into a batch of meat on Wednesday.

Kiss frontman and reality TV star Gene Simmons chats with media at the casino in View Royal on Saturday during a public meet and greet.

Gene Simmons and clan hit View Royal

It was worth the long wait and long lines as hundreds of people came face to face with rock legend Gene Simmons and family in View Royal on Saturday.

Kiss frontman and reality TV star Gene Simmons chats with media at the casino in View Royal on Saturday during a public meet and greet.
Sharon Cooper and her daughter Alana Jay

Tribal Journey paddlers from Beecher Bay seek community support

Twice a week about 18 paddlers from Beecher Bay First Nation pile into a canoe and practise cutting though the water as a group while singing traditional seafaring songs.

Sharon Cooper and her daughter Alana Jay
Cougars such as this one photographed in Metchosin in 2007 are rarely seen by people

A cougar, a deer or a house cat?

Cougar sightings on the rise, but it's most often a case of mistaken identity

Cougars such as this one photographed in Metchosin in 2007 are rarely seen by people
Tsawout fisheries manager Dan Claxton shows dead chum smolts collected from Goldstream River Monday

Biologists take stock of Goldstream disaster

Fish biologists are fearful for the future of the Goldstream salmon run after a tanker truck released 30,000 litres of gasoline into the river Saturday.

Tsawout fisheries manager Dan Claxton shows dead chum smolts collected from Goldstream River Monday
Kate

Trekking for Tourette in Langford

Sooke family leads awareness walk on SundayFor parents Darek and Kate Andrzejewski,…

Kate